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We talk with Double Fine producer Greg Rice about the newly-named Broken Age, its crowd-funded adventure game. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Mar 28, 2013 11:30AM PDT

Larian Studios announced Divinity: Original Sin in May 2012, and there was much rejoicing. Almost a year later, and after two years of actual development, it's shuffling back a little sheepishly to ask if maybe we could help pay for it. Larian wants $400,000 to apply a bold spit-shine to the RPG prequel, and is hoping we can crowdfund it. Read more

We get hands-on with Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, and talk to executive producer Hamilton Chu and game designer Ben Brode. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Mar 28, 2013 6:00AM PDT

Gosh, the artwork Double Fine used when revealing its crowdfounded adventure game as Broken Age was so nice, if only the game could actually look like that. Oh! My my, it actually does. The first trailer debuted during the Game Developers Choice Awards last night and yes, it's looking quite delightful. Read more

Internet detectives have blown the cover of a teaser campaign Telltale Games started this week. No, not for the Fables game--that was officially announced today as The Wolf Among Us. This mystery game has been unmasked as a sequel to Poker Night at the Inventory, and this time Ash from The Evil Dead, Borderlands' Claptrap, and Brock Samson of The Venture Bros. are joining the table. Read more

Over two years after Telltale announced an episodic adaptation of the comic book series Fables, and a year after it was initially slated to launch, the Walking Dead maker today revealed it's coming this summer for PC, Mac, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Named The Wolf Among Us, it's set before the comic kicked off and stars Bigby, the Big Bad Wolf himself. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Mar 27, 2013 9:30AM PDT

FTL: Faster than Light has received quite a bit critical acclaim, from being one of our top games of 2012 to being a finalist for the top game at this year's Independent Games Festival. But developer Subset Games had to cut several features they had seriously talked about adding to maintain the integrity of their vision. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Mar 27, 2013 6:45AM PDT

People have been awfully naughty abusing Diablo III's account rollback feature, which is only there to help people who've been hacked. First, Blizzard had to fix it to stop babies from resurrecting permadead Hardcore characters, and now it's making changes to stop charlatans duping items. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Mar 26, 2013 11:45AM PDT

Yo dawg, I heard you like RPGs, so I put an RPG in your RPG so you can roleplay as you roleplay. People tell me I'm "funny". But hey, look, Paradox Interactive is bringing Behold Studios's "meta-RPG" Knights of Pen & Paper to PC in a shiny +1 Edition, so people sitting at desks can roleplay people sitting at tables roleplaying fantasy heroes off on adventures. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Mar 25, 2013 11:30PM PDT

Every weekday, we'll be taking a look at a finalist for the IGF Seumas McNally Grand Prize. Today: Hotline Miami Read more